PHPStorm, MAMP and Xdebug – How to keep (some of) your hair

I’m mostly logging this here for my own benefit, but if the Google gods brought your here, sweet! Just came across another fun quirk with running Xdebug, MAMP and PHPStorm together. ๐Ÿ˜…๐Ÿ˜…๐Ÿ˜…๐Ÿ˜… I’ve talked about this combination causing me issues in the past, but this is a whole new situation that killed a couple hours […]

MAMP, Xdebug, PHPStorm and symlink madness

Ask any PHP developer and they’ll tell you Xdebug is the best thing since sliced bread. While true, it’s also one of the biggest pain in the asses to setup. I’ve probably set it up, in various incarnations, close to 10 times. There’s always something that get’s me caught up and messed up. This time […]

WordPress and Drupal Deployment – the Dev, Stage, Production conundrum

One of the issues us as developers face daily is the concept of deployment. Especially with a CMS. Here’s an overview of some of the tools and approaches out there. Deployment (or environment syncing of dev > stage > production) ย of a CMS/Website has the following components: Deploying code Deploying a database Running post deploy […]